Wolves take 4-game winning streak into league opener / Girls basketball

Winning twice more over the weekend, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team built some momentum for it North Sound Conference opener.

The Wolves defeated visiting Concrete 57-27 Friday, Dec. 13, and won 41-28 at Bush Saturday, running their record to 5-1.

Coupeville takes a four-game winning streak into its first league game at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, in Sultan (1-4).

Coupeville 57, Concrete 27

After three close wins, the Wolves breezed by the Lions.

Six different Coupeville players scored in the first quarter as the Wolves raced to a 17-3 lead.

Four points each from Scout Smith, Hannah Davidson and Kylie VanVelkinburgh helped Coupeville take a 33-9 lead into the locker room.

The lead stayed at 24, 39-15, going into the fourth quarter.

Reserves Anya Leavell and Carolyn Lhamon each scored 6 points in the fourth period as the Wolves polished off the Lions.

“(The) kids played great and passed the ball extremely well,” coach Scott Fox said.

Eleven Coupeville players scored in the game, led by Lhamon with 10. Smith had 8, Leavell 8, Chelsea Prescott 7, Avalon Renninger 6, Audrianna Shaw 4, Davidson 4, VanVelkinburgh 4, Maddie Georges 2, Izzy Wells 2 and Mollie Bailey 2.

Kylie Clark tallied 14 for Concrete

Coupeville 41, Bush 28

The Wolves went up 10-7 in the first quarter and slowly pulled away from there. They led 27-18 at halftime and 36-23 after three quarters.

Smith and Davidson got thing going with 4 points each in the opening period; Georges buried a pair of three-pointers in the second quarter; and the Smith and Prescott combined to hit seven free throws in the third.

Smith scored a game-high 10 points. Davidson and Georges had 8 each, Prescott 6, Renninger 3, Wells 2, VanVelkinburgh 2 and Bailey 2.

“Scout Smith was not just our scoring leader but led our team as well,” Fox said. “Great team win heading into a league game on Tuesday.”

Lili Finch led the Blazers with 9 points.

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